Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Fellowship Program

Medical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant, Children's Health


Medical School
American University - Beirut (1981)
American University Medical Center (1981), Pediatrics
American University Medical Center (1983), Pediatrics
American University Medical Center (1984), Pediatrics
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1987), Pediatric Nephrology

Research Interest

  • Metabolic bone disease in children
  • Pediatric hypertension
  • Pediatric renal transplant


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Correction of proximal tubule phosphate transport defect in Hyp mice in vivo and in vitro with indomethacin.
Baum M, Loleh S, Saini N, Seikaly M, Dwarakanath V, Quigley R Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003 Sep 100 19 11098-103
Chronic renal insufficiency in children: the 2001 Annual Report of the NAPRTCS.
Seikaly MG, Ho PL, Emmett L, Fine RN, Tejani A Pediatr. Nephrol. 2003 Aug 18 8 796-804
Glomerular filtration rate as a putative 'surrogate end-point' for renal transplant clinical trials in children.
Filler G, Browne R, Seikaly MG Pediatr Transplant 2003 Feb 7 1 18-24
The prevalence of osteopenia in pediatric renal allograft recipients varies with the method of analysis.
Saland JM, Goode ML, Haas DL, Romano TA, Seikaly MG Am. J. Transplant. 2001 Sep 1 3 243-50


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Collin County
    D Magazine (2009-2012)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
    D Magazine (2009-2017)
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2009-2018)
  • Texas Hall of Fame
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
    Marquis Who's Who Publication (2003-2012)
  • Best Pediatricians in Dallas
    D Magazine (2003-2012)
  • Guide to America's Best Pediatricians
  • The Best Doctors in America
  • International Scientist of the Year
    International Biographical Center of Cambridge (2002)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Transplantations (1996)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (1988)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (1988)
  • American Society of Nephrology (1987)
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (1987)
  • International Society of Nephrology (1987)
  • National Kidney Foundation (1987)